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Robert Blackstock

Rank:Coy.Sgt.MajNumber:4503
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:20th Bn ('A' Coy)
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Fusiliers (City of London Rgt)
Died:20/07/1916Age:35
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1881 in the Chorlton R.D. - ref: 8c/809,
the son of John & Amelia Blackstock (nee Vesey).

1891 Census - 49 Bold Street, Moss Side, Manchester.   Son - aged: 9 -
Scholar - born: Manchester.  Head of household - John Blackstock - Married
- aged: 47 - occ: African Merchant - born: Lancashire.  Also - Amelia
Blackstock - Wife - aged: 46 - born: Barnby, Nottinghamshire.   Plus 5
siblings and 1 domestic servant.

His father - John Blackstock died in 1900, aged: 57.

Attended Manchester Grammar School, as did his elder brother - John
Blackstock.  John was also killed during WW1.

1901 Census - 49 Bold Street, Moss Side, Manchester.   Son - aged: 19 -
occ: Insurance Clerk - born: Manchester.  Head of household - Amelia
Blackstock - Wife - aged: 56 - born: Barnby, Nottinghamshire.   Plus 4
siblings and 1 domestic servant.

1911 Census - 46 Mayfield Road, Whalley Range, Manchester.   Son - aged: 29
- occ: Buyer, Cotton Piece Goods - born: Manchester.  Head of household -
Amelia Blackstock - Wife - aged: 68 - born: Barnby, Nottinghamshire.   Plus
4 siblings.

Employed by Myrtle Burt & Co and commemorated on their Roll of Honour.

Member of Sale Cricket Club.

MIC - France 14/11/1915.  Awarded the 1915 Star, the BWM & VM.

Sale Cricket Club are unable to locate their WW1 Memorial.

Memorials found on:
Sale R.U.F.C.Sale Cricket Club
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